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Eric Pop

Prof. Eric Pop

(epop at stanford dot edu) is an Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering (EE) and Materials Science & Engineering (by courtesy) at Stanford University. Previously he was on the faculty of the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign (2007-13). His research interests are at the intersection of electronics, nanomaterials, and energy. He received his PhD in EE from Stanford (2005) and three degrees from MIT (MEng and BS in EE, BS in Physics). From 2005-07, he was a post-doc at Stanford, then worked at Intel on nonvolatile memory. His awards include the 2010 PECASE from the White House, the highest honor given by the US government to early-career scientists and engineers. He is also a recipient of Young Investigator Awards from the ONR, NSF CAREER, AFOSR, and DARPA, and of several best paper/poster and teaching/advising awards. He was the General Chair of the IEEE Device Research Conference (DRC), and has served on program committees of the VLSI, MRS, IEDM, APS, ISDRS, and Nano-DDS conferences. He is an IEEE Senior member, and a member of MRS, APS and AAAS. In a past life, he was a DJ at KZSU 90.1 from 2001-04. [CV]

Eilam Yalon

Eilam Yalon

 (eyalon at stanford dot edu)
Eilam received his Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering (2015) and B.S. in Materials Engineering and Physics (2009) from the Technion, Israel Institute of Technology. He is now a post-doc at Stanford focusing on thermal and electrical properties of resistive memory and phase-change devices. He is the recipient of the Jacknow Prize for consistent excellence in teaching (2013) as well as the Ilan Ramon Fulbright Fellowship.

Miguel Munoz-Rojo

Miguel Munoz-Rojo

(mmrojo at stanford dot edu)
Miguel received his Ph.D. (2015) in Condensed Matter Physics & Nanotechnology from the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC) and M.S./B.S. in Physics from the Autonomous University of Madrid. He is now a post-doc at Stanford, studying 2D materials and devices for thermal, electrical, and thermoelectric applications. He received a JAE pre-doctoral Fellowship from CSIC, and attended the 62nd Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting in Physics in 2012.

Michal Mleczko

Michal Mleczko

(mmleczko at stanford dot edu)
Michal received his B.ASc in Honours Co-Op Nanotechnology Engineering (2011) from Univ. Waterloo, the M.S. (2013) and Ph.D. (2016) in EE at Stanford, co-advised by Prof. Yoshio Nishi, studying studying electronic applications of novel 2D nanomaterials. He is currently investing the heterointegration of these materials as a post-doc, in a split capacity with the Stanford Nanofabrication Facility. Michal was the recipient of an NSERC PGS-D fellowship.

Sam Vaziri

Sam Vaziri

(vaziris at stanford dot edu)
Sam received his Ph.D. in Nanoelectronics from KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm (2016). He holds MSc/BSc in Solid State Physics and a MSc in Nanotechnology. He is now a post-doc at Stanford focusing on in-plane and cross-plane transport in 2D-material heterostructures and their applications. He received the Wallenberg Postdoctoral Fellowship in 2016, and the IEEE Electron Device Society Ph.D. student Fellowship in 2014.

Chris English

Chris English

(chriseng at stanford dot edu)
Chris received his B.S. in Physics (2009) from Texas A&M and M.S. in Physics from UIUC where he studied the Josephson effect in graphene junctions. He is now pursuing a Ph.D. in EE at Stanford where he is investigating the fundamentals and application of ~10 nm scale MoS2 transistors to nanoelectronics. He received the Best Paper Award at TechCon 2015, and the Stanford Graduate Fellowship (SGF) in 2014.

Feifei Lian

Feifei Lian

(flian at stanford dot edu)
Feifei received her B.S. and M.S. in EE from UIUC (2011, 2013), and she is currently pursuing the Ph.D. in EE at Stanford. She is investigating the thermal, electrical, and thermoelectric properties of carbon-based nanomaterials. She co-authored the software tool GFETtool and received the E.C. Jordan award from UIUC/ECE for research in Nanotechnology.

Ning Wang

Ning Wang

(ningwang at stanford dot edu)
Ning received his B.S. in ECE from Univ. Texas at Austin (2011) and the M.S. from UIUC (2013). He is now pursuing his Ph.D. in EE at Stanford. His research focuses on large-scale graphene growth and electronics, with emphasis on CMOS compatible applications. Current research topics include graphene interconnects and graphene mixed-signal circuits for accelerating big-data applications. He received the Best Paper Award at TechCon in 2016.

Kirby Smithe

Kirby Smithe

(ksmithe at stanford dot edu)
Kirby received his B.S. (2013) in Engineering Physics from the University of Tulsa and his M.S. (2015) in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University, and is currently pursuing his Ph.D. in EE at Stanford. His research involves growth and material characterization of 2D semiconductors and engineering 2D electronic devices for circuit-level applications. He is the recipient of the Stanford Graduate Fellowship as well as the NSF Graduate Fellowship.

Saurabh Suryavanshi

Saurabh Suryavanshi

(saurabhv at stanford dot edu)
Saurabh received his B. Tech and M. Tech from IIT Bombay in 2013 and M.S. from Stanford in 2015. At IIT Bombay, he received the Shankar Dayal Sharma gold medal for overall excellence. He is now pursuing his Ph.D. in EE at Stanford, studying simulation and modeling of novel low-dimensional materials (such as MoS2), electrical and thermal devices, and systems. He co-authored the Stanford 2D Semiconductor (S2DS) Transistor Model.

Sanchit Deshmukh

Sanchit Deshmukh

(sanchitd at stanford dot edu)
Sanchit received his B.Tech. and M.Tech. (dual degree) in EE from IIT Bombay (2013) and is now pursuing his Ph.D. in EE at Stanford. He worked on selector devices for non volatile memory while at IIT Bombay. His research interests include resistive switching and phase change memories and he is currently studying interface properties of resistive memory with various electrodes including metals, graphene and carbon nanotubes.

Chris Neumann

Chris Neumann

(neumann9 at stanford dot edu)
Chris received his B.S. (2012) in ECE from UIUC and his M.S. (2015) in EE from Stanford. He is currently pursuing his Ph.D. in EE at Stanford co-advised by Prof. H.-S. Phillip Wong. His research interests include 2D materials, such as graphene and MoS2, as well as resistive switching and phase change memory devices. Currently, Chris is working to combine these two technologies to create novel device structures.

Lily Xu

Runjie (Lily) Xu

(runjiexu at stanford dot edu)
Lily received her B.S. (2014) from Tsinghua and M.S. (2016) from Stanford in EE, where she is now pursuing her Ph.D. Lily also worked as a visiting undergraduate at Notre Dame and MIT, studying MoS2 fabrication and carbon nanotubes. Her research is currently focused on the thermal properties of extreme bandgap semicondutors (xBGS) and 2D transition metal dichalcogenides (TMDs) and devices using 3-omega method, Raman thermometry, etc.

Stephanie Bohaichuk

Stephanie Bohaichuk 

(sbohaich at stanford dot edu)
Stephanie received her BS (2014) in Engineering Physics from the University of Alberta and is currently pursuing her M.S. and Ph.D in EE at Stanford. Her current research focuses on the fabrication of electrical and optical devices using vanadium dioxide and carbon nanotubes. She is the recipient of a Stanford Graduate Fellowship. 

Isha Datye

Isha Datye

(imdatye at stanford dot edu)
Isha received her B.S. in Electrical Engineering from UIUC (2014) and her M.S. in EE from Stanford (2016). She is currently pursuing her Ph.D. in EE, focusing on strain engineering of transport and phase transitions in 2D transition metal dichalcogenides. She is the recipient of the NSF and NDSEG Graduate Fellowships, and co-recipient (with Alex Gabourie) of the Best Poster Award at DRC 2016.

Connor McClellan

Connor McClellan

(cjmccl at stanford dot edu)
Connor received his B.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from UT Austin (2015) and is now pursuing his M.S. and Ph.D. in EE at Stanford. His research focuses on the fabrication and characterization of 2D material heterostructures. He is a recipient of the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship.

Alex Gabourie

Alexander Gabourie

(gabourie at stanford dot edu)
Alex received his B.S. (2014) in EE from Univ. Wisconsin-Madison and his M.S. (2017) in EE from Stanford. He is currently pursuing his Ph.D. in EE, investigating thermal and electrical interfaces of 2D materials & heterostructures using nanoscale simulations (e.g. molecular dynamics) and rapid electrical pulse testing. He is a recipient of the NDSEG Fellowship, and co-recipient (with Isha Datye) of the Best Poster Award at DRC 2016.

Michelle Chen

Michelle Chen

(chenme at stanford dot edu)
Michelle received her B.S. (2015) in Electrical Engineering & Computer Science (EECS) and Materials Science & Engineering (MSE) from UC Berkeley. She is now pursuing her M.S. and Ph.D in MSE at Stanford. Her current research focuses on the fabrication and characterization of 2D materials and devices for use in thermal management. She is a recipient of the NSF Graduate Fellowship.

Victoria Chen

Victoria Chen

(vchen3 at stanford dot edu)
Victoria received her B.S. (2016) in Engineering Science from Penn State and is now pursuing her M.S. and Ph.D in EE at Stanford. Her research interests include the fabrication of nanomaterials and the study of their thermal and electrical properties for thermoelectric applications. She is the recipient of a Stanford Graduate Fellowship

Connor Bailey

Connor Bailey

(csbailey at stanford dot edu)
Connor received his B.S. (2016) with honors in Materials Science and Engineering from UIUC and is now pursuing his M.S. and PhD in EE at Stanford. His current research involves the growth and characterization of 2D materials for use in electronic devices. He is a recipient of the NSF Graduate Fellowship.


Former Group Members:


Post-docs and Thesis recipients:
Dr. Ashkan Behnam, post-doc (2011-13)
Dr. Myung-Ho Bae, post-doc (2009-11)

Sharnali Islam, Ph.D. ECE (2015)
Enrique Carrion, Ph.D. ECE (2015)
Andrey Serov, Ph.D. ECE (2014)
Kyle Grosse, Ph.D. MechSE (2014)
Vincent Dorgan, Ph.D. ECE (2014)
Joshua D. Wood, Ph.D. ECE (2013)
David Estrada, Ph.D. ECE (2013)
Albert D. Liao, Ph.D. ECE (2012)
Zhun-Yong Ong, Ph.D. Physics (2011)

Austin S. Lyons, M.S. Thesis, ECE (2011)
Balaji Ramasubramanian, M.S. Thesis, ECE (2010)

Maryann Tung, Bachelor's Thesis, ECE (2013)
Muneeb Ahmed, Bachelor's Thesis, ECE (2013)
Christopher Neumann, Bachelor's Thesis, ECE (2012)
Yuan Dai, Bachelor's Thesis, ECE (2012)
Sumit Dutta, Bachelor's Thesis, ECE (2011)
Gautam Shine, Bachelor's Thesis, ECE (2011)
Yang Zhao, Bachelor's thesis, ECE (2009)
I-Ru (Tim) Chen, Bachelor's Thesis, ECE (2008)
William Wahby, Bachelor's thesis, ECE (2007)
Other Researchers:
Sungduk Hong (2011-13)
Juan-Pablo Llinas (2012-13)
Jayan Hewaparakrama (2012-13)
Akshay Malik (2011-12)
Alicia Hoag (2011-12)
Xuanyu Zhong (2012)
Eric Kwan (2011)
Chun-Ming Ching, ECE (2011)
Jose Matamoros (2011)
Jen-Chieh Liu (2011)
Dominic Ortigara (2010)
Shreya Prakash, ECE (2009)
Ryan Pecora, ECE (2009)
Aidee San Miguel, ECE (2009)
Jerry Lee, ECE (2008)
Jaime Valle, Physics (2007)

Visitors:

Max Bianchi
Massimiliano Bianchi
Politecnico di Milano Como
(2012)
Andrea Cappelli
Andrea Cappelli
Univ. of Modena
(2012)
Marina Timmermans
Marina Timmermans
Aalto University
(2011)
Ilaria Imperiale
Ilaria Imperiale
Univ. of Bologna
(2011)
Daniele Ielmini
Prof. Daniele Ielmini
Politecnico di Milano
(Summer 2010)
Junichiro Shiomi
Prof. Junichiro Shiomi
Univ. of Tokyo
(Summer 2009)
Thierry Tsafack
Thierry Tsafack
Univ. of Bologna
(2009-10)

updated Mar 2017